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Developing an agenda for reform

Will UK unpublished works finally make their public domain debut?

This post was originally published on the CREATe website on 2nd June 2014. As those working in the archive sector will know all too well, UK copyright in many unpublished works does not expire until 31 December 2039, with the absurd result that old material going back to the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries is still protected by […]

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Introducing Copyright for Archivists Workshops… and a short survey

I recently helped my PhD supervisor, Ronan Deazley, deliver copyright training workshops with the Scottish Council on Archives (SCA). “Introducing Copyright for Archivists” ran twice, first in Edinburgh, in The Dome at New Register House, National Records of Scotland on 30th May, and then at the AK Bell Library in Perth on 10th June. Workshop materials, […]

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A new feature on the Archives and Copyright site…

This blog is a new section on the Archives and Copyright: Developing an Agenda for Reform website. During the course of my PhD (Archives, Digitisation and Copyright, 2013-2016), I’ll be producing a lot of material which is relevant to practitioners working within the UK archives sector. Rather than have all that research and analysis bound […]

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Photos, Press and Social Media reactions from Archives and Copyright

Here are some resources from the original event page on the CREATe website; I thought I’d repost them here on the main Archives and Copyright site. Look out for #archivescopyright on Twitter! Tweet #archivescopyright Event Images Event Outreach [Press and Social Media Reactions] [View the story “Archives and Copyright: Developing an Agenda for Reform” on […]

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Welcome to Archives and Copyright: Developing an Agenda for Reform

This resource has been produced as an orientation point in critically assessing how copyright shapes the work of archives as it relates to preservation and access. It recognises that the copyright regime enables and facilitates the work of archivists, but that it can also inhibit and frustrate that work. As such, it considers what role […]

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Source: https://www.create.ac.uk/archivesandcopyright/blog/